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Thomas Carew

(1594 - 1640 / London / England)

Epitaph On the Lady Mary Villiers


THE Lady Mary Villiers lies
Under this stone; with weeping eyes
The parents that first gave her birth,
And their sad friends, laid her in earth.
If any of them, Reader, were
Known unto thee, shed a tear;
Or if thyself possess a gem
As dear to thee, as this to them,
Though a stranger to this place,
Bewail in theirs thine own hard case:
   For thou perhaps at thy return
   May'st find thy Darling in an urn.

Submitted: Saturday, January 04, 2003

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